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£210raised of £250 target by 10 supporters

    Weʼve raised £210 to buy Christmas gifts for the babies and children at Heartlands Baby Sanctuary in Cape Town, South Africa

    Location
    Oxford, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Thursday, 15th December 2016

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    Most of you will know how I am incredibly passionate about social justice and equally how social injustice affects people in South Africa. In 6 weeks I am heading home after a year and a half and I will be reminded of this. This matters to me, but what matters more is how in some way I can go home with a little Christmas gift...

    My uncle is a semi-retired MD and spends some of his time giving financial and management advice to the Heartlands Baby Sanctuary in Cape Town. This little haven provides short term residential care for abandoned, abused, neglected children who ages vary from birth to approximately 6 years. These children are often also diagnosed with life limiting and life threatening illnesses such as Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, and Tuberculosis.

    The main aim for Heartlands is to ensure every child in their care enters back into the community. This is either through reunification, fostering or adoption. It is also recognises that these children have a right to belong in the security and love of a family while they are there.

    Some of these children will still be there over Christmas and I will be visiting them with my uncle. I would so much like to offer a gift from us. My plan is to go on a little shopping spree with whatever I am able to raise and just meet their needs at this time of the year, whether it be baby formula, diapers, some yummy treats, or fluffy toys.

    I would be so grateful for any support you are able to offer.

    Thank you.

    Carly.

    P.S. Here is a link to the website if you are interested in knowing more:

    http://www.heartlandsbaby.org/

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    • Carly Collins

      Carly Collins

      8 months ago

      Carly Collins

      Thank you to everyone who has donated here and to those who donated in the office to win the box of Thornton's chocolates! It is so appreciated and I cannot wait to see the look on their faces when they see what we have raised :)

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    9 months ago

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    10

    • Gabi

      Gabi

      Dec 12, 2016

      I know this may not be enough, but I do hope that this will be just a little bit extra to put a little smile on those babies faces for Christmas. Great cause, Carls xxx

      £10.00

    • Alex Jeyes

      Alex Jeyes

      Dec 9, 2016

      Fantastic that you're doing this Carly. So happy to be able to support. xxx

      £10.00

    • Nicholas Fisher

      Nicholas Fisher

      Dec 9, 2016

      £20.00

    • Sandie Black

      Sandie Black

      Dec 9, 2016

      £10.00

    • Philppa Needham

      Philppa Needham

      Dec 6, 2016

      Thank you for asking, it's my pleasure to donate.Pipxx

      £20.00

    • Mark

      Mark

      Nov 8, 2016

      Nice work china! Hope this little gift helps Heartlands.

      £10.00

    • Tim

      Tim

      Nov 8, 2016

      £10.00

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    Carly Collins

    Carly Collins

    Oxford, United Kingdom

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